Skip to main content

About your Search

Search Results 0 to 1 of about 2 (some duplicates have been removed)
Dec 29, 2012 2:00am PST
essentially taxes, and the constitutional and the laws make it a requirement that that originate in the house of representatives. they have the power of the purse. so one of the challenges beyond the political arguments and the handshake-style deal making we hope will happen over the next few days, there are the mechanics of getting it done and getting it done in time. now, i'm always surprised be by procedure that there is a way to pull a rabbit out of the hat when they have agreement, but there are steps to be taken. will they allow for much debate, or will the house take a look at what the senate has done, and the big power shift here, richa richard, is that we have been so focussed on the house and what speaker boehner could or could not do and the talks were focused between the president and speaker boehner. when he was unable to get enough votes for his idea to have the income tax threshold be at $1 mi million and when that did not work, he insisted that the senate begin to act. politically that is important, because they want to see how many democrats are on board and will all of them
Search Results 0 to 1 of about 2 (some duplicates have been removed)